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About the Mechanobiology Institute, National University of Singapore

About MBIOne of four Research Centres of Excellence at NUS, MBI is working to identify, measure and describe how the forces for motility and morphogenesis are expressed at the molecular, cellular and tissue level.
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News and Featured Events

Upcoming events, conferences, outreach and more at MBI.

2016 MBI-BPS Thematic Meeting on the Mechanobiology of Disease

Recent meeting brings together scientists to discuss research on the physical basis of disease

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Awards and Honors

MBI acknowledges our celebrated principal investigators and researchers.

Visiting Scientists

Collaborators and Visiting Scientists

Visiting faculty, on-site guests and visitors.

MBI Publications

Latest Publications

  1. Yan J, Yu Y, Kang JW, Tam ZY, Xu S, Fong ELS, Singh SP, Song Z, Tucker-Kellogg L, So PTC, and Yu H. Development of a classification model for non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) using confocal Raman micro-spectroscopy. J Biophotonics 2017;. [PMID: 28635128]
  2. Wang Y, Nagarajan M, Uhler C, and Shivashankar GV. Orientation and Repositioning of Chromosomes Correlate with Cell Geometry-dependent Gene Expression. Mol. Biol. Cell 2017;. [PMID: 28615317]
  3. Sethi K, Cram EJ, and Zaidel-Bar R. Stretch-induced actomyosin contraction in epithelial tubes: Mechanotransduction pathways for tubular homeostasis. Semin. Cell Dev. Biol. 2017;. [PMID: 28610943]
  4. Dasgupta S, Auth T, and Gompper G. Nano- and Microparticles at Fluid and Biological Interfaces. J Phys Condens Matter 2017;. [PMID: 28608781]
  5. Hu B, Leow WR, Amini S, Nai B, Zhang X, Liu Z, Cai P, Li Z, Wu Y, Miserez A, Lim CT, and Chen X. Orientational Coupling Locally Orchestrates a Cell Migration Pattern for Re-Epithelialization. Adv. Mater. Weinheim 2017;. [PMID: 28585393]
  6. Ramanujam R, Low TYF, Lim YW, and Motegi F. Forceful patterning in mouse preimplantation embryos. Semin. Cell Dev. Biol. 2017;. [PMID: 28577924]
  7. Hara Y. Contraction and elongation: Mechanics underlying cell boundary deformations in epithelial tissue. Dev. Growth Differ. 2017;. [PMID: 28573735]
  8. Geldert A, Kenry , Zhang X, Zhang H, and Lim CT. Enhancing the sensing specificity of a MoS2 nanosheet-based FRET aptasensor using a surface blocking strategy. Analyst 2017;. [PMID: 28569315]
  9. Tan SJ, Yeo T, Sukhatme SA, Kong SL, Lim W, and Lim CT. Personalized Treatment Through Detection and Monitoring of Genetic Aberrations in Single Circulating Tumor Cells. Adv. Exp. Med. Biol. 2017; 994:255-273. [PMID: 28560679]
  10. Wang Y, Jain N, Nagarajan M, Maharana S, Iyer KV, Talwar S, and Shivashankar GV. Coupling between chromosome intermingling and gene regulation during cellular differentiation. Methods 2017;. [PMID: 28554525]

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